When I'm on stage, I get real happy there. Maybe that's the only time in my adult life I feel like myself.
I don't normally talk about my religion publicly because I don't want people to associate me and my flaws with this beautiful thing. And I believe it is beautiful if you learn it the right way.
I think every group of black guys should have at least one white guy in it.
Whether it means having a show, or a movie, or just being on a stage, I need an avenue to say what I have to say.
You got to be careful of the company you keep.
The hardest thing to do is to be true to yourself, especially when everybody is watching.
Being famous is great, it's not like bad or horrible or anything.
I love being famous - it's phenomenal.
Something about New York, man: You can do more comedy there probably than you can anywhere in the world. If you're interested in being funny, New York is the place to go.
Every black American is bilingual. All of them. We speak street vernacular and we speak 'job interview.'
There's something about doing stand-up that's cathartic.
I've been a comedian since I was fourteen. But I've never really been a CEO.
After a while, a joke, if you say it too much, just becomes contrived, or fake-sounding.
I felt in a lot of instances I was deliberately being put through stress because when you're a guy who generates money, people have a vested interested in controlling you.
I'm cool with failing so long as I know that there are people around me that love me unconditionally.
I was doing sketches that were funny but socially irresponsible. I felt I was deliberately being encouraged and I was overwhelmed.
The language you are about to hear... is disturbing.
One of the things that happens when people make the leap from a certain amount of money to tens of millions of dollars is that the people around you dramatically change.
I'm an introspective dude.
You know, be able to do something great in your life, you're gonna have to realize your failures. You're gonna have to embrace them and figure out how to overcome it.